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Mon March 7, 2011
Ingham Regional Medical Center starts layoffs this week
Ingham Regional Medical Center in Lansing will start laying off about 7 percent of it’s workforce this week.
Interim hospital CEO Patrick Salow says a 10 percent decline in patient numbers over the past year is forcing the staffing cuts. He says the layoffs will affect the hospital’s nursing staff, but the layoffs will also affect other divisions like the finance department.
“If we’ve got fewer patients, so there’s fewer bills to send out, do we need as many people to process bills for example."
The total layoff will be between 100 and 150 hospital employees.
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